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Transport (inc Motoring) news & information for Costa del Sol

Hyperloop on track to launch in Málaga
Transport Fri, May 25, 2018

Hyperloop on track to launch in Málaga

ELON Musk's super-fast train link is getting ready to go live around the world – and Málaga could be one of its first stops. The Hyperloop, where passengers half-sit and half-lie in booths, allows distances that...

Málaga metro to be extended
Transport Thu, Nov 13, 2014

Málaga metro to be extended

MÁLAGA'S underground rail system is about to be extended as part of a long-term plan to reinforce Lines 1 and 2. The long-awaited metro system was welcomed wholeheartedly by tourists and commuters when it opened...

Costa del Sol tram lent to Australian city 'to pay off town hall debts'
Transport Tue, Jun 18, 2013

Costa del Sol tram lent to Australian city 'to pay off...

A TRAM line on the Costa del Sol has been dismantled and posted to Australia. Vélez-Málaga council spent 38 million euros on the tramway link between the town centre and the beach in 2007, but it has not been used for...

Transport Thu, Dec 4, 2008

Wrong way driver killed in motorway smash

It is not known at this stage whether a 79-year-old who died in a head-on collision on the A-7 motorway near Torremolinos this morning was driving the wrong way intentionally or accidentally. The incident occurred...

Transport Mon, Nov 10, 2008

Young Brit killed in Málaga smash

A 24-year-old British man died and six others were injured, three of whom seriously, in a three-car pile-up on the A-7 freeway in Málaga yesterday morning. It seems that one of the vehicles involved crashed into the...

Mijas road reopened after bridge collapse
Transport Tue, Jul 8, 2008

Mijas road reopened after bridge collapse

Six people were injured yesterday afternoon when a footbridge across the A-7 freeway in Mijas collapsed after being struck by a crane just before 5pm. The two most seriously injured were travelling in a car, the bonnet...

Transport Mon, Jun 16, 2008

Briton arrested after hit and run

A British man has been arrested in connection with a road traffic accident in Estepona that occurred during the early hours of yesterday morning, and which left five people injured, including two babies. Eye-witnesses...

Benalmadena crash driver was doing 155km an hour
Transport Wed, May 14, 2008

Benalmadena crash driver was doing 155km an hour

Jesús GR, the driver responsible for a coach crash on the A-7 motorway near Benalmadena on April 19th that killed nine tourists from Finland and left 42 others injured, was travelling at 155km an hour, according to the...

Transport Thu, Jul 12, 2007

Guardia Civil motorcyclist killed by taxi on Benalmadena...

One Guardia Civil motorcyclist was killed and his colleague was seriously injured when they were hit by a taxi on the AP-7 toll motorway (km 222) at around 9.50am this morning near Benalmádena. The taxi driver stopped...

Transport Tue, Jul 11, 2006

Driver shot after ignoring give-way sign

The driver of a car that drove off at speed after being caught failing to stop at a give-way sign, was shot and injured by a Local Police officer in Marbella yesterday, although his passenger was uninjured. During the...